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Class Warfare: Roman Style

Rich vs poor. Wealthy elites vs the proletariat. The upper classes vs the lower classes. Class warfare, income inequality, socioeconomic disparity. It’s a major issue in our world right now. 2,733 more words

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Greek Theater

At some point, everyone should experience live performance. It’s fun. I recently saw a production of Sophokles’ Antigone. It was bad. Ok, that wasn’t a great endorsement for live performance. 1,713 more words

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Roman dress

Perhaps no single article of clothing is so famous, so iconic, and so well remembered as the Roman toga. Drunk frat boys can even create parties with a toga theme, and it seems almost instinctual that we all know how to make one out of our bedsheets. 582 more words

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Misconceptions

Thanks to Hollywood, basic common knowledge, and whatever Western Civ/Ancient History course we took in high school, we all have a set image in our heads whenever someone mentions ancient Greece or Rome.  1,781 more words

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Saturnalia

Fall has come and gone. The leaves changed color, and the temperature is dropping. School is in full swing and winter break is on the back of every student’s mind. 995 more words

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Mt. Testaccio

Post. Lots and lots of pots. Studying ancient ceramics is not the most exciting of research specialties, but it is surprisingly useful and informative, especially when you don’t just throw away the non-museum pieces. 517 more words

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Mottos

Our nation is filled with fantastic universities. Great places where we can spend thousands of dollars to learn about the wonders of finger painting and 14th century fart jokes. 733 more words

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